These four-page resources are geared to kids aged 10 to 12. Read about black bears, woodland caribou, invasive species, Ontario parks, the boreal forest, foxes, wetlands, racoons and so much more. Through these profiles you will connect with Ontario’s wild species and wild spaces, and learn about critical conservation issues.
DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Natural Connections: Our new program takes children outside. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch Bat populations plummet as white nose syndrome spreads; scientists discover weird and wonderful ecosystems at the bottom of Lake Huron; the Greenbelt may be bigger. 40 | Bird Watch King Rail—Tucked into the marshlands of […]
DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Sick Days: Children are the most at risk from pollutants. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch The province’s record on the boreal forest; Ottawa quarry; urban sprawl plays leapfrog; First Nations ask for mining moratorium; Greater Golden Horseshoe plan. 15 | Profile Bred in the Bone: Drawing from his […]
DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House Canoe trip: How my four-year-old weathered two days of rain in Bon Echo. By Nancy Clark 8 | Earth Watch Site protects rare species; tracking turtle smugglers; keeping mosquitoes away naturally; Canada fails to protect nests; turn off your car engines; Ontario curriculum not green enough; lawn pesticide […]
DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House Who knew we had reserves? By Nancy Clark 6 | Earth Watch A deadly harvest for monarch butterflies?; kids interact with nature at the ROM; group advocates better wolf protection; coalition fights for Richmond Hill Moraine; naturalists rescue rare praire. 17 | This Season Veteran activist Bruce Hyer […]
DEPARTMENTS 5 | In This Issue Volunteers. A vital investment in times of change. By Graham Bryan 6 | Earth Watch New wildlife act in place; spring bear hunt cancelled; wolves threatened in Pukaskwa; Creditview Wetland bought from developers; Rouge tributary protected under “historic” accord; grapes, not cottages. 19 | This Season Elementary school teacher […]
DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Is corporate Canada changing its attitude toward the environment? By Doug Thomas 4 | Earth Watch Long-waited wetlands policy pushes flexibility rather than protection; Kerrio delivers remaining parks; the future direction of Quetico; Niagara Escarpment up for grabs? 43 | Notes Welcoming Lincoln Alexander; wetlands publication hot off the press; […]
DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch Pop cans make a comeback; Bruce park gains local support; land of the white pine; tightening-up use of Crown land; booster for natural heritage; tax reform only for some; clear support for wetlands; Sudbury environmental study released; forest management to have environmental review, maybe; Minister’s forums draw crowds; Ontario Breeding […]